Tag Archives: Ulf Ewaldsson

T-Mobile Teams Up With Valmont for First Ever BVLOS Flight

Another feat has been accomplished by T-Mobile today. The company, together with Valmont Industries Inc., has announced the completion of an industry-first long-distance beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone inspection flight powered by 5G.  This accomplishment gives room for the possibility of BVLOS drone operations in the country. Together with T-Mobile, Valmont is the first in the country to get a waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). But what is BVLOS and how does this … [read full article]

T-Mobile achieves new 5G first milestone

T-Mobile has achieved another 5G first– a data call leveraging uplink 5G carrier aggregation using its nationwide 5G standalone (SA) network. In tests, T-Mo’s engineers were able to reach uplink speeds of 207 Mbps, which is the fastest with sub-6 GHz spectrum.  In its release, T-Mobile revealed that they were able to achieve this thanks to its partnership with Nokia and Qualcomm. With the speed they reached, T-Mo conquered a first on a live commercial 5G standalone … [read full article]

T-Mobile tops majority of Ookla’s latest Speedtest report


T-Mobile has earned a new milestone from a third-party research firm.  According to Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index Market Analysis US Q1 2023 report, the Un-carrier topped the rankings in the majority of its categories. This earns T-Mobile Ookla’s recognition for overall network performance.  The study showed that T-Mobile is the fastest provider in 46 states and the District of Columbia. It has also earned recognition for that title in 88 of the 100 most populous cities in … [read full article]

T-Mobile extends Mike Sievert’s contract, Neville Ray announces retirement from company


Back in February, T-Mobile’s President of Technology, Neville Ray, announced his plans to retire from the company by Fall 2023. Upon his resignation, Ulf Ewaldsson will be taking over his role. Ewaldsson is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Network Officer for T-Mobile, US.  Ray has been part of the company for 23 years. He has helped in architecting T-Mobile’s network strategy, from 2G … [read full article]